verb re·fit \(ˌ)rē-ˈfit\

: to make (something, such as a boat) ready for use again especially by adding new parts

Full Definition of REFIT

transitive verb
:  to fit out or supply again
intransitive verb
:  to obtain repairs or fresh supplies or equipment

Examples of REFIT

  1. refit a ship for service
  2. They're refitting the building with hardwood floors.

First Known Use of REFIT



noun re·fit \ˈrē-ˌfit, (ˌ)rē-ˈ\

Definition of REFIT

:  the action of refitting; especially :  a refitting and renovating of a ship

First Known Use of REFIT

REFIT Defined for Kids


verb re·fit \ˌrē-ˈfit\

Definition of REFIT for Kids

:  to make ready for use again <refit a ship>


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